Definition of dwarf adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//dwɔːf//
; NAmE NAmE//dwɔːrf//
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[only before noun] (of a plant or an animal) much smaller than the normal size dwarf conifers Word Origin Old English dweorg, dweorh, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch dwerg and German Zwerg.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: dwarf